Stoke by Nayland Hotel
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... starts trying to find the way across country on B roads. I eventually found someone to ask and he directed me in the right direction. I had a stop for lunch once on the bike route skirting Bishops Stortford. This turned onto a busy road for the short distance into Stansted Mount fichet where I turned off to go through Elsenham to Broxford. Looking for the B&B, I went too far ...
To make following our blog easier we have decided to post additional photographs here, for those who want to see them, of the amazing cars of bygone days we saw while travelling Route 66; so as not to clog the blog...!!! If anyone looking at this blog happens to know any of the models shown here would they please let me know what they are. I would be most grateful for any assistance with these amazing relics of days gone ...
... that would form the basis of the Magna Carta. It is also the home of the Greene King brewery, whose pubs are found all over England. Unfortunately owing to Charlie's ill health, we didn't do the brewery tour this time.
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... and got a chuckle when we learned their names – Kirb (short for Kirby) and Terry, which rhymes with Herb and Sherry!
After exploring the ship a bit, we decided to try one of the specialty restaurants for dinner. After a week of mostly fish and seafood in Iceland, we were missing our red meat! We enjoyed an excellent multi-course filet mignon steak dinner with great service in the Chops ...
... horrible winter has meant not getting as much as we'd like done by now.
What has also dawned on us is the fact that she's not coming back for the next winter so stocking / provisioning etc what's on board etc has to be re-thought to some extent - especially as we don't know where she's going to be winter-ised and what facilities / services are available.
All new and exciting!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center